Music and Drama

Market Rasen Choral Society, then the Market Rasen & District Choral Society

1892 Kelly’s directory listed the Market Rasen Choral Society, the Hon Secretaries were J Drakes and AJ Tillet, 1 King Street.

1906, 25th Grand Evening Concert in the Town Hall on February 8th , doors open at 7.30pm

1913 , 33rd Season- Handel’s Oratorio Samson at the Town Hall.

1987, The first concert on 16th December was of “Christmas Music”- Market Rasen and District Choral Society, new name.

Market Rasen Amateur Operatic Society

1922 Kelly’s directory listed the Hon Sec. as FA Carter

1923, February-

The Yeoman of the Guard at the Central Electric Cinema

Market Rasen Town Band

The town band has been called several different names over the years. It is believed to have been formed in 1880s. The band stopped during the Second World War, and was reformed in 1966. More details and photographs on their website-wwwmarketrasenband.co.uk

Market Rasen Amateur Dramatic Society

1932, listed as their 12th performance. in 1930 Kelly’s directory the Hon Sec. is R.R.Cary, 11 Market Place.

Market Rasen Orchestral Society

1922 Kelly’s directory listed the Society and the Hon Sec. was F.Coxon

1937 Kelly’s directory listed the Society and the Hon Sec. was George Garner, Caistor Road.